Talented, motivated biology students excel in the classroom, in music, and athletics. Luther biology students work hard in their science courses while actively pursuing their extracurricular interests, having fun along the way.
Dynamic and passionate faculty are eager to engage students in the scientific community. The top priority for Luther biology faculty is teaching and working with undergraduates in research. Over 85 percent of Luther biology graduates have an internship or research experience during their time at Luther.
Committed biology alumni. A wide network of Luther biology alumni help with advice on graduate programs and the job market, and connect students with internship opportunities.
Unparalleled access to outdoor laboratories. Luther College is unique from other colleges and universities because our central campus is surrounded by over 700 acres of natural areas. These forests, woodlands, prairies, and the Upper Iowa River are used extensively by students for labs and projects in a wide variety of biology courses.
If you're considering a career that requires postgraduate study, Luther offers several pre-professional programs to prepare you for the next stage of your education.
Whether you plan to become a doctor, veterinarian, optometrist, dentist, physical therapist, pharmacist, or specialized nurse, Luther's liberal arts education will help you think critically, problem-solve, and communicate effectively in an ever-changing world.
Learn more about Pre-Health Studies at Luther.
Luther's biology major is designed to be flexible in meeting the needs and interests of students. Learn more about the biology major's courses and requirements.View Courses
Luther's state-of-the art science facilities and more than 700 acres of natural areas provide ideal environments for student learning.Explore Now
Whether you're a Luther biology student or faculty member, research serves as the foundation for obtaining knowledge in the field of science.Learn More
Our graduates often enter medical school or pursue other biology-related careers in education, conservation, government policy and field work, pharmaceutical research and sales, and basic and applied research.See Opportunities